The first of two theatrical compilation films for the Overlord property is getting closer with Overlord: The Undead King scheduled for a February 25th, 2017 release. Ahead of that, Kadokawa has now dropped a fifteen and thirty-second pair of spots for the film to get folks excited for it. Overlord: The Dark Warrior is scheduled for a March 11th release.
The summer 2015 anime series comes from author Kugane Maruyama with illustrations by so-bin that’s published by Enterbrain. It began in the summer of 2012 and released its eleventh volume earlier this year.
It was animated by Madhouse with Naoyuki Itou directing it based on scripts by Yukie Sugawara and character designs by Takahiro Yoshimatsu as they adapt from the original works.
The Japanese cast includes Kenta Miyake as Cocytus, Manami Numakura as Narberal Gamma, Masayuki Katou as Demiurge, Shigeru Chiba as Sebas Tian and Yumi Uchiyama as Mare Bello Fiore.
The English language dub was directed by Kyle Phillips with Josh Grelle as the lead writer on it. The cast includes Chris Guerrero as Ains/Momonga, Elizabeth Maxwell as Albedo, Felecia Angelle as Shalltear, Anastasia Munoz as Narberal, Jill Harris as Aura, Megan Shipman as Mare, Jeff Johnson as Demiurge, Ed Blaylock as Sebas Tian, Bryan Massey as Cocytus, Mikaela Krantz as Clementine, Brad Venable as Khajit, Ray Hurd as Gazef, Morgan Berry as Nphirea, Heather Walker as Hamsuke, Clifford Chapin as Peter, Ben Phillips as Dyne, Chris Wehkamp as Lukrut and Lara Woodhull as Ninya.
Plot concept: The series follows a salary man who remains online when the service for an MMORPG ends. In doing so, he becomes a powerful skeletal wizard. In his new form, he begins attracting followers and conquering the digital world that remains.